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Booktalk

If you want to take Mr. Graziano's advice, you'll go and get yourself a physical fit

By Martin Kane

Yesterday

Die for the Old School Tie

In 60 bareknuckle rounds at England's most famous school, a wellborn Whiglet battered a young Tory to death

By J. A. Maxtone Graham

Wimbledon

A WIDE-OPEN SMASH

Despite horrid weather that lessened the crowds, the first Wimbledon allowing professionals and amateurs to play each other was a success and proved that while two pros are the champs, all pros are not

By Kim Chapin

THE BIG BEAR PLAYS WITH A CUB

Although young Henry Clark never went down, Sonny Liston climbed right over him for another chance at some heavyweight money

By Pat Putnam

LOVED HAVING YOU, CATHERINE

The lady golf pros had a cat scratch or two for France's Catherine Lacoste, defending champion in the U.S. Women's Open, but really needed no more than the presence of a newlywed to turn back the foreign devil

By Pat Ryan

UP AND DOWN BUT SELDOM OUT

They are still the A's, with the same owner and most of the same players. The resemblance ends there. This Oakland version of a once-dispirited team makes the kind of mistakes that may land it way up there

By Gary Ronberg

Part 3: The Black Athlete

In An Alien World

There are harsh and perhaps inescapable consequences when status-conscious universities seek fame by importing Negro athletes. Here is one such case

By Jack Olsen

Olympics

ANCIENT CONTESTS, SHINING ARENAS

By Fred R. Smith

People

PEOPLE

Boxing

Rose wins a Japanese waltz without Matilda

Lionel Rose, the powerful pipe-smoking aborigine, traveled 5,000 miles from his home in the bush and then did 15 fast rounds of roadwork trying to catch up with the dancing Japanese challenger for his bantamweight title

By Frank Iwama

Fishing

A one-fly angler who always travels light

There is no fussing about when Richard J. O'Connor takes to the stream. He is burdened by none of the usual paraphernalia, just a rod, reel, waders and a supply of Rio Grande Kings—the fly that has everything

By Duncan Barnes

Peter Thomson

A Loner's Crusade

Australia's Peter Thomson, who has won the British Open five times, has made himself an unpopular figure among American pros with his criticisms of U.S. golf and its rich tour. Thomson does not care. He is too busy with his own diverse interests—books, music, being a responsible father to his daughters and son (left) and encouraging the growth of golf in the Far East. His supreme goal, however, is entirely personal—to win the British Open for the sixth time, something only Harry Vardon has ever before done. This week at Carnoustie in Scotland, Thomson will get his chance

By William Johnson

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Peter Carry

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

FACES IN THE CROWD

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Garry Valk

SCORECARD

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